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VanInwagenthen sketchestwo opposing metaphysicalanswersto these questions. " Religious Beliefs But let us now pick up the distinctionfrom the otherend. Since a religiousbelief is one with some suitablyintimaterelationto religion,we must ask how "religion"is to be defined. "Comparingthe proposalswith a rangeof cases thatwe wouldpreanalytically count as religions,Alston arguesthat none of the definitionsfit all the cases: on some definitions,Buddhismfails to count as a religion; on others, Quakerism fails to count-and so on.
97 and n. 7. "See Martha Nussbaum,"Aristotle,"in A Companionto Metaphysics,ed. JaegwonKim and ErnestSosa (Oxford: Blackwell, 1995), pp. 24-5. 9 "Metaphysics,"in Kim and Sosa, Companionto Metaphysics(cit. n. 8), p. 310. '0Peter Van Inwagen, Metaphysics (Boulder: Westview, 1993), p. 1; subsequentquotationson pp. 4-5. 34 STEPHENJ. WYKSTRA 2. Why does a Worldexist, a Worldwith the featuresidentifiedin 1? 3. How do we humansfit into it? VanInwagenthen sketchestwo opposing metaphysicalanswersto these questions.
Hiebert, "The Prospect from Here" in Chemical Sciences in the Modern World, ed. SeymourH. Mauskopf(Philadelphia:Univ. of PennsylvaniaPress, 1993), p. 368. 2 David Wilson, "On the Importanceof Eliminating'Science' and 'Religion' from the Historyof Science and Religion: The Cases of Oliver Lodge, J. H. Jeans, and A. S. Eddington,"in Facets of Faith and Science, ed. J. van der Meer, vol. : Pascal Centrefor AdvancedStudiesin Faithand Science / Univ. Pressof America, 1997), p. 27. RELIGIOUSBELIEFS, METAPHYSICALBELIEFS,AND SCIENCE 31 physical" or "religious"-to give focus to our study of Boyle or Newton or Euler, are we not already remaking them in our image?